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Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
fight for health care reform out west now as the president holds a town hall meeting today in montana and one tomorrow in colorado. it appears the president will face off with angry protesters and the first stop is planned in bozeman, montana. this meeting will folkous a provision to prevent insurance companies from dropping or limiting coverage for those who become seriously ill. >>> a picture is worth a thousand words but some say metro acted too quickly without the facts after this picture surfaced showing a metrobus driver on a cell phone while driving. the eunice kennedy shriver driver's union says the two-way radio was broken and the woman had to use the cell phone to call in a malfunction. the union denies the bus was actually moving. metro went confirm the radio issue and the driver is on paid leave. >>> judgment day in a crime spree that terrorized montgomery county for months. elderly women tied up, robbed and taxed inside their home. a judge sentenced jose garcia polara to life without parole followed by three consecutive life sentences. one of his victims died after the at
FOX
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
to montana, idaho. >> we're not just making states. >> oh. >> potatoes. >> if have you a question, we'll explain it to her. if you have a question -- if you have a question you want answered, go to myfoxdc.com and click on the weather tab. >> okay. >> we're traying to get free stuff. >> okay. all right. take it away. i am missing something here. i just wanted to go to montana or idaho. that is all i was talking about. >> i'm thinking jamaica being baby. >> yeah! >> you know, in sesame street where they say which one of these is not like the other. that would be me. >> you're it. >> i'm it. >> lanes are open along 66. you can see the accident activity here once i move out of your way. it is off the road to the shoulder here. the district attorney lays are stacking up out of manassas leaving business 24 trying to work your way past the scene. the lane are open. flashing lights are causing a bit of a rubbernecking delay. if you are traveling eastbound 66 before the beltway, we've got a stalled car tying up the right side of the roadway. now, southbound 2 at sterling boulevard, that is w
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
in each direction right now between bladensburg road and west virginia-montana. if you are coming inbound, they were allowing traffic to travel through the parking lot just after bladensburg road. we're in thquite sure while they were allowing the traffic to do that. it is blocked off in each direction between bladensburg road and west virginia-montana. you want to stick with rhode island avenue and use that as an alternate. keep in mind, during the middle of the day, they've been doing a lot of roadwork along benning at eighth street. that might be a bumpy ride for you but at least it is open. new york avenue traffic will be blocked off. traveling south on 270, lanes are open out of germantown. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. >>> we're on call this morning. new moms in this current are you are getting older. the government says the number of women 35 or older giving birth for the very first time has increased dramatically over the last 40 years. in 2006, one out of 12 first born babies had mothers would were 35 or older. in 1970, only one out of 100 babies had mothers that a
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 11:00am EDT
with hannah montana the movie. as she returns to her tennessee roots with billy ray cyrus. the three disk combo pack includes a trip to the hannah montana store and seven music videos. >> i didn't have any rope. >> wes craven brings audiences back to the last house on the left as the parents of a kidnapped girl take revenge on their daughter's attackers. >> tyson puts together archive footage to examine one of boxing's most controversial figures. >> we have one job only. >> and check out patrick swayze's new movie. >> and in tv, the simpsons are up to the only shenanigans, classic episodes from the 12th season. >> you did not just dothat. >> the upper side gloss up girls -- the gossip girls. >> miami serial killer with a badge, and dirty, sexy, money, leaves a final season. >> i'm most excited about the simp ton. >> the tyson movie is supposed to be great. >> i'm run out and get that today. >>> now to the music. first of all country music star reba mcintyre is out. this is his first album in 6 years and it include the released single that you hear now, strange. let's listen to three secon
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
their dissatisfaction and position. president obama has two town halls scheduled this friday in montana and colorado. it includes out-of-pocket costs and insurance companies. >>> different states, same story. this is how things went in maryland when senator ben carden held his town hall on healthcare. not exactly a warm welcome in baltimore county. senator irwin will try tomorrow at hagerstown community college at 1:00 p.m.: tonight the nation is remembering eunice kennedy shriver who died today at the age of 88. she was a member of a legendary political family, sister of president john f. kennedy and sister to ted f. kennedy. her legacy goes far beyond the family. she changed the lives of disabled people by creating the special olympics. tom fitzgeralds herewith more. >> reporter: shriver had suffered a series of strokes in recent years. all 19 of her grandchildren were at her side. shriver was the fifth of nine kennedy children, but unlike her brothers who entered the world of politics, shriver found another way to serve, inspired by her older sister, rose mary who was born with brain damage, sh
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
on the healthcare battle. >> reporter: barack obama -- president obama takes aim at a town hall in montana. >> they won't be able to arbitrate on the amount of coverage you can receive in a given year or lifetime. >> reporter: his plan will prohibit insurance companies from dropping or not allowing coverage for those severely ill. lawmakers -- . >> what you haven't seen on tv and what makes me proud are the many constructive meetings going on all over the country. >> reporter: people packed the small airplane hangar, an area considered more conservative. >> you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. the only way you're going to get that money is to raze our taxes. you said you -- race our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> reporter: the president's ut infomercial. >> this is nothing more than a soapbox for the president. not an opportunity for the american people to come out and voice their concerns but a quay for him to pick back. >> reporter: the town hall circuit has been nerveracking for some lawmakers, none more so than arlen specter. >> what i can do this week, i have done. i
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
holding a town hall meeting in montana. he told the crowd his plan will keep insurance companies from dropping congress for whose who get sick and also acknowledged the wild reaction at other town hall meetings saying tv lovers a ruckus. the president will continue his push tomorrow in colorado. >>> a deadly hit-and-run driver is still on the streets tonight. maureen umeh is everywhere at 11:00. >> brian, a small blue or black car hit and killed a man crossing suitland parkway in southeast early this morning. 61-year-old curtis general was in the crosswalk when he was hit. investigators believe the car has extensive damage to the front end and the windshield. they're hoping cameras mounted near that intersection captured pictures of it and its license plate. >>> one of the biggest lenders in real estate development shut down by regulators. the fdic has been appointed receiver of colonial bank incorporated. the 346 branches will reopen tomorrow under a new name. >>> concerns over the cash for clunkers program. many dealerships dlaim they've only received a -- claim they've only receive
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
. out bound laborers remain closed between virginia, montana. before the lane drop here at van dorn, a stalled tractor- trailer, off the road to the the wilson bridge, inner loop runs without incident ae bridge interchange. southbound 270, an accident after the truck scales. left lane is blocked at this point. delays beginning well before hyattstown leaving route 80 down toward the scene. 355 could work well as an if alternate for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> still ahead on fox 5 morning news, we're learning more about the upcoming memoir written by former vice president dick cheney. >> we'll find out what he's saying about an alleged i between himself and george bush aheff. >>> and when you book a flight, the new requirements when we come back. >>> we're taking a trip back to 196. it's been four years since woodstock and we're going to experience it all over again.  >>> he is convicted of bombing a pan am flight over scotland more than 20 years ago. but sky news is reporting that the former libby an intelligent agent may be released from jail now due to
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
. the president heads to montana today. here o separate fact from fiction in this issue is lori robertson, managing editor at fact check.com. thank you for being here today. >> thank you. >> we have a couple of hot topics and have you separate fact from fiction. the first is the idea of youth euthanasia and palin put out the word this week that contains death panel. what is the story there? >> it's nonsense. and it sounds like something you might find in a science fiction movie but not this piece of legislation. and the truth of the matter is there is a provision in the house that calls for medicare to pay for voluntary counseling sessions between seniors and doctor on end of life care. and it's a counseling session that would cover things like a living will, hospice care, do you want to designate a health care proxy. tough decisions certainly, but things would prefer to make before they get too sick. >> but euthanasia not true. >> no. >> and the president promises that your health care will be paid for. >> well not yet, it isn't. well the health care bill would be paid for and he keeps p
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 10:00pm EDT
to colorado and montana. >>> surgery today for connecticut senator chris dodd to remove a cancerous prostrate. a spokesman at the memorial slone kettering cancer center in new york said the surgery was successful and the senator is comfortable tonight. the senator is expected to stay in the hospital for a few days and then return home to connecticut. >>> aspirin appears to fight colon cancer, that according to a new study published in the journal of the american medical association. colon cancer patients reduced their risk of dying from the disease by almost 30% but so far there isn't enough evidence to suggest that aspirin alone can help keep fru getting colon cancer. >>> cash for clunkers turning into a gold mine for dealers ut is the gravy train about to run out? >>> plurks quite a scene at one drive -- plus, quite a scene at one drive-thru where the victim manages to turn the tables. >>> one neighbor trying to make a few bucks by holding a yard sale but there's just one problem. items for sale swiped from a home just down the street.  ♪ ♪ tell me who's watching. (anno♪ i as fee
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00am EDT
west to montana and colorado. and last night in colorado at another town hall meeting on health care critics were ready to pile on. >> to quote somebody i think some of the leaders have acted stupidly. >> reporter: now the white house also had to acknowledge that the president misspoke at his own town hall meeting when he said the aarp backs the plan working through congress. at this point they do not. in washington, fox news. >>> all right, as douglas just said, democrats claimed some of the angry audience members are planted, part of a g.o.p. plot to stop the plan. >>> and now a former public relations representative for cigna says it was not unheard of people to pay option groups to things like health care reform. cigna has not commented on the situation. >>> and headed out to the airport? we have changes that you may need to know. plus, one area slashing prices at the grocery store. >>> and forget the knock, knock jokes. one man is in trouble for ringing doorbells naked. that story and a whole lot more you can find on the myfoxdc.com website. we're back inwo minutes, stay with us
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 5:00pm EDT
support. he heads to montana tomorrow. >>> the remains of navy pilot are back in florida. captain spiker's hornet was shot down on the first night of the gulf war in 1991. his remains were just recovered. his casket arrived this afternoon. tomorrow it will be driven by location associated with spiker's life. he will be buried at jacksonville memory garden in a private ceremony. >>> mourners are paying their final respects to eunice kennedy shriver today. thousands are expected to attend today's public wake at a church in cape cod. the founder of the special olympics passed away on tuesday at the age of 88. allison joins us now from centerville, massachusetts with more on the story. allison. >> reporter: so many people have been here visiting today. among the visitors, of course, clergy and members of eunice kennedy shriver's family. and many people from the special olympics, athletes who explain w kennedy shriver changed their lives. >> there is so much idealism in my family and eunice's life is such an example of the best of our country. >> friends and family today remember eunice ke
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
to montana tomorrow to take his message there. a new coalition of drug manufacturers, union, hospitals and other medical groups launched an ad campaign today. a protester at the town hall in hagerstown yesterday wound up investigation by the secret service because of a sign he held up. let me be clear here. we are just quoting the sign. it said "death to obama and death to michele and her two stupid kids." again that's what the sign said. we're just quoting it here. the unidentified 51-year-old man was detained by washington county police who then handed him over to the secret service. so far no charges have been filed. >>> the mayor of d.c. telling fox 5 he'll take the fight over security check points as far as he can. you may remember the crime crackdown last year, police used -- police officers right there used barricades to crack down on people coming and going from trinidad trying to keep dads on just who exactly was coming into the neighborhood last month. that was ruled unconstitutional. city attorneys are asking the federal appeals court that issued that ruling to reconsider an
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
and president obama may face some of those angry crowds at a town hall today in belgrade montana. a big opposition rally is planned nearby with about -- nearby with 500 expected to show up. >>> a reporter had a sitdown with the president and he's only 11 years old and won this interview with the president. >> he's lucky. damon weaver became an internet sensation during the campaign as he followed the president hoping for an interview. the president fielded questions about his basketball skills, bullying and life in the white house. take a listen. >> what is it like being president of the united states? >> well it's very exciting. it's a lot of work and there are times where you get a little warn down. but every day you have the possibility, the ability of helping other people. and if you can do that -- >> weaver signed out just like he did when the interview with joe biden and he asked the president to be his home boy and the president said absolutely. to see the interview, go to myfoxdc.com. >>> we're moving to on to another story -- on to another story with a funny man here in the stu
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
a future. president barack obama taking the health care battle to montana today. he told the crowd americans are being held hostage by health insurance companies that deny coverage based on pre-existing conditions or cancel coverage when people get sick. the. also acknowledged the angry crowds that lawmakers have encountered at other town halls. >> tv loves a ruckus. what you haven't seen on tv and what makes me proud are the many constructive meetings going on all over the country. >> president obama is trying to regain momentum for his health care agenda. he'll continue his push tomorrow in grand junction, colorado. >>> maryland state officials are coming up with a plan to tackle the swine flu and it includes discounted and even free vaccines for millions of people. officials say the first shots will be given to tose deemed the most vulnerable by the cdc. that's pregnant women, health care workers, children and people with chronic health proble. after that the remaining three million residents will be offered vaccinations for a tee between $20 and $20 -- $so and 20 but no one wil
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
inbound new york avenue at west virginia, montana stay to the left to get through. no accidents to report at the wilson bridge. we are in great shape off of both the inner and outer loop of the beltway. you will find great traffic volume as you travel northbound on 95 leaving springfield headed up to the capital beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. > lling ow following presidential elects happening in afghanistan today. 60,000 u.s. force are on the ground there now. >> the taliban is impacting turnout alrey oday. there have been rocket attacks, gun fights and bombings across the country. militant attacks closed 14 polling sites and in one southern province, a ocket hit near a line of voters killing a child. >>> hamid karzai's biggest challenger has more support in the north but karzai is still expected to win the election. keep it mere on fox 5. in our 7:00 hour, we'll talk more about what the elects mean for our country when we sit down with a former ambassador to afghanistan. >>> another developing story, a decision in the case of the lockerbie bomber. fox news is rep
FOX
Aug 31, 2009 7:00am EDT
and montana and approaching the third street tunnel. that's the fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> school is in session now. the first day of montgomery county will bring a flood of new students as well. >> there's a record number enrollment, the officials a looking at the swine flu symptoms. good morning, the kids are right behind you. >> reporter: that's right, we have the drumline from the high school here that came through and went back into the high school there and a lot of the students showing up, school getting ready to start at 7:25 here. and it's a very big day for the school district in general. and as you mentioned, 140,000 student, that's the number we're told and that's bigger than normal. and here to talk to me is the superintendent. >> oh, it's a beautiful day. the weather's perfect and the kids are going by. and i wore my red tie because of qo today. >> and are you ready for the additional students. >> absolutely, we planned for them. we thought about 140,000 we may have 141,000. and we've anticipated we can handle it without any class size increases and they could come i
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